Cynde Snider from DOE presents some great best practices for "how to to facilitate student led discussions" .
The learning progression of class discussion - giving students voice - can be very powerful and effective if using other methods beyond teacher leading the classroom discussion.
Starting on minute 9 of the first video Cynde leads you through teaching teaching strategies for giving students voice in the classroom, such as body voting, chalk talks, snowballing, and think-pair-share
Here is the link for facilitating student led discussions.
Dr. Teri Hamlin
North Region Agriculture Education
Georgia Department of Education
204C Four Towers University of Georgia
Athens, Ga 30602
706-552-4461 / 706-540-0032
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